| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:21 PM
This is a feature story from 1999. At the time, Sid Smith was a Tribune Arts Critic.
On the day of Gene Siskel's funeral, Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel suggested that the on-air chemistry between Siskel and Roger Ebert defied analysis....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:41 AM
It's been almost 70 years since a young New York City woman traveled from Brooklyn to Manhattan and enlisted in the U.S. Army. But for Florence "Flo" Miles, 90 and now living in Hagerstown, the memories are still vivid.
Especially when she pages...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Last month, the local focus was on the 150th anniversary of key battles in the Civil War.
This weekend, Williamsport is remembering the times of World War II. There are encampments, re-enactments, stories, music and more at Springfield Farm.
| Oct 28, 2012
Senior center near golf course would be wonderful
To the editor:
As a 40-year resident of Willard Street, my family and I would absolutely love to see this senior center go in across the street from us.
A few additional points that would make this...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Viola Smith pulled up to her 100th birthday party in a pedi-cab and entered, appropriately, to a drumroll.
As one of the first mainstream female drummers, Smith was a pioneer for women in music who earned her fame during World War II, a breakthrough...
| Sep 12, 2011
There were 11 gang shootings in Los Angeles over this year's Father's Day weekend, a holiday that can be bittersweet for young men alienated from their fathers. Deputy Mayor Guillermo Cespedes, who heads Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's anti-gang efforts, was...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Nov. 14, 1941: One unpublicized reason for Lou Costello's New York jaunt is a conference with his pal, Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, anent screening of His Honor's life story -- with Costello in the title role, Jimmie Fidler says....
| Jun 21, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 20 - 26 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here WET AND WILD: Contestants try their luck on a series of......
| Apr 30, 2010
Dorothy Provine, who played the singing, high-kicking flapper in the early-1960s TV series "The Roaring Twenties" and appeared in the all-star movie comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," has died. She was 75.
Provine, a longtime resident of...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 12:27 PM
After they'd pretty much had their heyday in movies, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello took their comedy act to television in a syndicated series that cast them as actors always looking for their next gig.
Several episodes are compiled in this release, which...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II.
A more recent...